Stress Free UC
Reduce stress. Improve your health & the UCSF community.
What does it mean to join?
See below or click here to see the study timeline!
You will be asked complete online questionnaires about your health, lifestyle, and feelings. This will take between 5-20 minutes each time and will happen at:
The beginning of the study
We will ask for access to your medical and employment records so we can better understand how stress and stress-improvement is related to health, doctor visits, number of work absences, and more.
If you enroll, you will be selected to either the:
If you are in this group, you will use a meditation program called Headspace™, available over the computer or on your smartphone, for 10 minutes each day for 8 weeks, beginning the day you are randomized.
If you're in this group, you will continue life as you normally do, without meditation. After 4 months, you will be given a one-year subscription to the Headspace™ application too!